News 2018


The start of the new year is bringing many changes to our lab:

– Dr. Christina Glytsou is joining the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. She has received her PhD training in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Padova and the Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine under the supervision of prof. Scorrano. Welcome Christina!!

– Dr. Aranda-Orgilles is now a project leader at Cellectis, developing new immunotherapy approaches to treat cancer patients.

– Dr. Lazaris is now a postdoctoral scholar at the Gruber lab at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center / USC Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California.

Congrats to Bea and Harris! We wish you the best for your future careers.


News 2017

– Congratulations Dr. Lazaris on successfully defending his PhD thesis on the computational dissection of TADs in leukemia!

– Great article here on Dr. Jane Skok’s work on chromatin looping and our joint Aifantis/Skok lab collaborations at NYU!

– Congrats Luisa on her Cell paper! To hear about her story on TET2 and Vitamin C in leukemia click here or below to listen to the Cell Paperclip! Also watch the video release by NYU Langone here.

– Anastasia Tikhonova is on the news! Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: CELEBRATING WOMEN IN SCIENCE. For more information, please follow the link: Women in science


Francesco Boccalatte and Anastasia Tikhonova have been both awarded a Young Investigator Grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer for two independent projects. Congrats!!


– Matthew Witkowski has been selected as a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar.

– Beatriz Aranda-Orgilles has been selected as a Senior Kimmel Scholar.

Congratulations Matt and Bea!

News 2015

– Francesco Boccalatte is joining the lab as post-doctoral fellow. He is supported by a fellowship from the American-Italian Cancer Foundation.

– Bryan King has moved to C.Thompson Lab at MSKCC, as a post-doc. We wish him best of luck.

News 2014

– Camille Lobry is starting his career as an independent investigator at The Institut Gustave-Roussy, Paris, France.

– Jie Gao moved to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals where she will continue her research career.

– Thomas and Panos had their papers accepted at Cell and Nature.

– Bryan King is now a doctor as he graduated in May.